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Casa Batlló (Building / Construction)
Do you want to visit Casa Batlló in Barcelona? Read our article and learn all the practical info about visiting Casa Batlló, how to save money on tickets and do not forget about the history: Gaudí, the construction of Casa Batlló, dragon roof, staircase and more interesting details about the architectural pearl of Barcelona. If you are planning to come to live to the Gaudi's city, check our offer of long term rentals in Barcelona.
Historical background of Casa Batlló
Casa Batlló is an architectural jewel from Antoni Gaudi. Unique, abstract, and amazing; it was built between 1904 and 1906.
It is located on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, within the Eixample district. Its precise location is on the Manzana de la discordia or Block of Discord in English. On this block of buildings you will find works from other modernist architects like: Casa Amatller by Josep Puig i Cadafalch; Casa Lleó Morera by Lluís Domènech i Montaner; Casa Mulleras, by Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia; and Casa Josefina Bonet by Marcel·lià Coquillat.
We give you the opportunity to learn more about its history and about Antonio Gaudí's life. You will discover some curious facts and questions such as how long it took to build Casa Batlló and which materials Gaudí used to create it:
- Casa Batlló: Inside, Facade & Roof Touch the pure modernism architecture of Casa Batlló in Barcelona!
Casa Batlló is not just a building, it is already a legendary piece of art and architecture. The imaginations of Gaudí created a facade for Casa Batlló that is both original and fantastic, substituting the old facade for a new one made of stone and glass. It is one of the many representations of dragons in Barcelona.
The house measures more than 5000 sq m in total and faces Passeig de Gràcia, the rear of the building faces the courtyard of the block of buildings.
Now you can visit the main floor, former home of the Batlló family and the most magical space in the house.
This iconic building is popular amongst travellers, so if you want to beat the queues here (and at other places around the city) then read our article "Top tips to avoid queuing in Barcelona".
Visit Casa Batlló
Taking into account that now you know all the background of Casa Batlló in Barcelona, let me share with you my experience of visiting Casa Batlló. In the article I will tell about tips you should know about before visiting Casa Batlló, how to get a discount on tickets and how to get there:
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